Dave Dacquino: SkyLink Aviation Adds 3 C-Suite Execs “Critical to Achieving SkyLink’s Full Global Reach”

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SkyLink Aviation recently made a number of additions to its executive ranks in a move to add industry, military and government experience to its C-Suite and senior leadership. Over a just more than one month period between mid-February and mid-March, CEO Dave Dacquino announced the company was adding a chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief information officer to its leadership...

DRC Wins $60M Govt-Wide Consulting Services BPA; Jim Regan Comments

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Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO),has won a potential $60 million contract to provide technology and management consulting services for federal agencies. The General Services Administration awarded the five-year blanket purchase agreement, which focuses on performance and process improvement initiatives, the company said Monday. “When it comes to improving government operations, it’s...

Kevin McCarter Promoted To CenturyLink Region President

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Kevin McCarter Kevin McCarter, a vice president and general manager for two CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) markets, has been promoted to president of the company’s central region. In his new role, McCarter will lead operational, financial and customer experience performance in the territory covering eight states and oversee six market-level VPs and GMs, the company said Thursday. State markets under his...

Parsons Buys Federal Operations Services Provider; Chuck Harrington Comments

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Parsons Corp. has acquired a provider of operations and maintenance services services to federal, state and local government agencies for an undisclosed amount. First Support Services, formerly a subsidiary of FirstGroup, holds the majority of its contracts with the U.S. Air Force and Navy, Parsons said Friday. Chuck Harrington, Parsons chairman and CEO, said First Support Services has more than 25...

Rich Lambert Named A Northrop Enterprise Shared Services VP; Mark Caylor Comments

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Rich Lambert Rich Lambert, who led Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) relocation to Falls Church, Va. in 2011 from Los Angeles, has been appointed vice president of operations and international for the enterprise shared services organization. Lambert’s appointment is effective immediately and he will report to Mark Caylor, corporate vice president and president of the organization, Northrop...

CGI Updates Brand, Logo Following Logica Buy; Lorne Gorber Comments

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CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) has updated its brand to incorporate Logica’s products in an initiative aimed at reflecting CGI’s expanded presence and service offerings worldwide. The refresh includes updated messaging, visual identity platforms and a new logo, CGI said Monday. CGI now has $10.2 billion in annual revenue and employs 72,000 staff in 40 countries following its $2.7 billion acquisition...

Lockheed Wins $200M for Army Unitary Rockets

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $197,604,600 contract modification to provide the U.S. Army guided rockets for tactical and operations support. The Defense Department said the modification extends a previously-awarded contract for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System unitary rockets. Work will occur in Grand Prairie; Lufkin, Texas; Camden, Ark.; and Ocala, Fla. through May 31, 2013 and the Army...

KBR Wins $127M for US Base Operations Support; Rich Ambrose Comments

Rich Ambrose KBR (NYSE: KBR) has won a $127 million contract to provide base operations support services for U.S. troops stationed in Africa, the company said Wednesday. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year and three option years, which could extend work through 2017. Work at CampContract Administrative Management Plan Lemonnier in Djibouti and...

CGI Names George Schindler to Global Ops Leadership Team, Completes Logica Buy

George Schindler CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has appointed George Schindler, president of U.S. operations, to the leadership team of the company’s new global operations organization. The company said Schindler and six other appointees will report to President and CEO Michael Roach (click over to GovCon Executive to see a full rundown of the team). Schindler was promoted to the U.S. leadership...

DynCorp Philippines Task Force Support Contract Now $181M

DynCorp International‘s U.S. Navy contract to provide operations support to a joint task force in the Philippines is now worth $181,775,364, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The company received a fifth option on a previously-awarded contract to provide the task force with labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation and incidental engineering. Work...

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